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Expand recovery code instruction with advice to mark which codes you have used
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The instructions for the recovery code that you can print, not how to store them, what they are for, and that they can be used once.

I think that advice should be expanded with advice to "scratch" out codes (put a line through them) after using them, so that you don't forget which ones should still be valid.

It probably isn't a huge deal in practice, but a failure might make a 'normal' user rather uncertain and restless. By having the right instructions on the page we can hopefully avoid this and improve the situation.

Event Timeline

Change 985932 had a related patch set uploaded (by Reedy; author: Reedy):

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@master] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985932

Change 985932 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@master] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985932

Change 985402 had a related patch set uploaded (by Reedy; author: Reedy):

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@REL1_39] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985402

Change 985403 had a related patch set uploaded (by Reedy; author: Reedy):

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@REL1_40] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985403

Change 985404 had a related patch set uploaded (by Reedy; author: Reedy):

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@REL1_41] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985404

Change 985402 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@REL1_39] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985402

Change 985403 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@REL1_40] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985403

Change 985404 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/OATHAuth@REL1_41] en.json: Improve oathauth-scratchtokens

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/985404

Reedy renamed this task from Expand scratch code instruction with advice to mark which codes you have used to Expand recovery code instruction with advice to mark which codes you have used.Jan 1 2024, 8:52 PM
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